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Friday 27 May 1927

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bryan Cowgill and Paul Montastruc. Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Wings

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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Annie Laurie

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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Geheimnisse einer Seele

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Werner Krauss, Ruth Weyher, Ilka Grning

Country: United States

The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • Japanese military intervention in Chinese civil war
  • The Ford Motor Company ceases manufacture of the Ford Model T and begins to retool plants to make the Ford Model A.
  • Thomas Masaryk is elected Czechoslovakian president.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1927?

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1691
  • Time: French High Commissioner to the U. S.; author of France and America
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1690

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis’ world-famous satire of religious hypocrisy and the excesses of the Roaring ʼ20s. Universally recognized as a landmark in American literature, Elmer Gantry scandalized readers when it was first published, causing Sinclair Lewis to be “invited” to a jail ...

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The Plutocrat

By: Booth Tarkington

1927. Although his first book was about English romance, Newton Booth Tarkington, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, for The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, came to be known for his comical (and almost cynical) style of the Lost Generation that ...

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Doomsday

By: Warwick Deeping

1927. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

Captain Stephen Sorrell returns from the First World War decorated with the Military Cross but unnerved by the conflict. His mercenary wife has deserted him for 'one of the fellows who stayed behind' and left him responsible for their son, ...

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